A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada (31 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -117.7908 West, latitude 38.1802 North, depth = 5.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.1 km (3 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:02:11 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/05/20 / 2020-05-15 13:02:11 / May 15, 2020 @ 1:02 pm. Unique identifier: nn00725345. Ids that are associated to the event: nn00725345.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km WNW of Tonopah, Nevada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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